Thursday, October 18, 2018

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Seattle Seahawks owner Paul Allen on the field before Super Bowl XLVIII against the Denver Broncos at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford

Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen Dies of Cancer Complications at 65

By Bill Rigby (Reuters)  Microsoft Corp co-founder Paul Allen, the man who persuaded school-friend Bill Gates to drop out of Harvard to start what became the...
Alibaba Group co-founder and Executive Chairman Jack Ma gestures during a seminar at the International Monetary Fund - World Bank Annual Meeting 2018 in Nusa Dua

Alibaba’s Jack Ma to Open Institute for Tech Entrepreneurs in Indonesia

By Gayatri Suroyo NUSA DUA, Indonesia (Reuters)  Jack Ma, executive chairman of China's Alibaba Group Holding, said on Saturday he plans to open an institute to...
An Aurora self-driving Lincoln MKZ car is seen outside the company’s office in the Lawrenceville neighborhood in Pittsburgh

A Tech Boom in Pittsburgh Brings Hope and Angst

By Heather Somerville PITTSBURGH (Reuters)  The city of Pittsburgh, the one-time steel capital that's long been a symbol of Rust-Belt decline, is emerging as a vibrant...
A customer stands underneath an illuminated Apple logo as he looks out the window of the Apple store located in central Sydney

Apple Gets Critical IPhone Technology in $600 Million Dialog Deal

By Stephen Nellis and Douglas Busvine SAN FRANCISCO/FRANKFURT (Reuters)  Apple Inc is taking control over the power-management technology at the heart of its iPhones in a...
Assoumpata Uwamariya samples raw beetroot bulbs harvested from a farm in Rubavu district, Western province

Rwandan Entrepreneur Woos Drinkers with Beetroot Wine

KIGALI (Reuters) Rwandans enjoy eating beetroot but entrepreneur Assumpta Uwamariya has found a novel use for the vegetable - turning it into a red...
Job seekers line up to apply during "Amazon Jobs Day" at the Amazon.com Fulfillment Center in Fall River

Amazon Scraps Secret AI Recruiting Tool That Showed Bias against Women

By Jeffrey Dastin SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) Amazon.com Inc's machine-learning specialists uncovered a big problem: their new recruiting engine did not like women The team had been...
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